Wetsch Family History

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Wetsch Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a manufacturer of travel bags or duffel bags, of uncertain origin, perhaps from Middle High German watsac.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Welsch, Fetsch, Mesch, Metsch, Letsch, Mensch, Desch, Dersch, Mersch

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Wetsch Family Origin

Where is the Wetsch family from?

Wetsch Family Occupations

What did your Wetsch ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cheesemaker and Dispatch Wireless were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wetsch. 34% of Wetsch women worked as a Dispatch Wireless

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cheesemaker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dispatch Wireless
  • Housekeeper
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wetsch Historical Records

What Wetsch family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 879 census records available for the last name Wetsch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wetsch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 242 immigration records available for the last name Wetsch. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 231 military records available for the last name Wetsch. For the veterans among your Wetsch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wetsch Life Expectancy

What is the average Wetsch lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Wetsch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wetsch in 1965 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wetsch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wetsch ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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